'Homegoings' (Doc Exploring African American Funeral Traditions) Debuts at MoMA's Doc Fortnight 2013

From Shadow and Act Thu Jan 31 2013, 11:59:55

We first alerted you to Christine Turner's feature documentary titled Homegoings, in late 2011, when it was one of 10 projects selected to receive a total of $150,000 in grants towards completing their projects, from the Tribeca Documentary Fund. Turner's seemingly fascintating Homegoings... ... explores the African American funeral home, a 150 year-old institution that is now vanishing. Told through the eyes of a Harlem funeral director, Isaiah Owens, and the families he serves, this film tells the intimate stories of families who have lost loved ones and the passionate man behind their funerals. Just over a year later, the film will have its...

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